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World News Saudi takeover? Crown Prince MBS 'stepping up $4.9bn Man Utd bid'
Author: 0 Saudi takeover? Crown Prince MBS 'stepping up $4.9bn Man Utd bid'

After Islamabad , he will travel to India and China . A banquet would be held at the President House today, where President Dr Arif Alvi would confer the highest civil award on Mohammad bin Salman. The ceremony was witnessed by the crown prince and PM Imran. "For Pakistanis, this is a great day", Khan said in a speech delivered after the signing of the MoUs.

World News Spain calls snap general election for 28 April
Author: 0 Spain calls snap general election for 28 April

The election, the third in less than four years, is a further indication of an increasingly fragmented political scene with Catalonia's independence push dominating debate. Historically shunned for decades, far-right support in Spain's southern region of Andalusia gained support in December when far-right group Vox collected 10 percent of votes to gain 12 seats in the local parliament.

World News May pleads for unity before heading back to European Union for Brexit talks
Author: 0 May pleads for unity before heading back to European Union for Brexit talks

The week ahead will also see May speak to every European Union leader and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, as she desperately seeks changes to the withdrawal agreement with fewer than 40 days until the UK's scheduled exit. "If this is the only way of doing it then that's the way we will pursue". Following the last vote in parliament, Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that "there is no majority for the Prime Minister's course of action for dealing with Brexit.

World News Ex-cardinal defrocked for sex offences
Author: 0 Ex-cardinal defrocked for sex offences

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops said Pope Francis's decision to defrock McCarrick was "a clear signal that abuse will not be tolerated". The announcement marks a spectacular fall from grace for the once influential cardinal and comes ahead of a Vatican conference from Feb 21-24 bringing together bishops from around the world to discuss protecting children within the Church.

World News Asahi: Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request
Author: 0 Asahi: Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request

I´ll probably never get it. That´s okay". South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who also has credited Trump with starting negotiations with the reclusive North, has endorsed the U.S. However, North Korea has refrained from nuclear and missile tests since the USA redoubled its diplomatic efforts early past year. Obama received the prize in 2009, less than a year after taking office as president.

Author: 0 'SNL' can't even make sense of Donald Trump's fake national emergency

On Twitter , the president snarled, "Nothing amusing about exhausted Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC! ". In turn, Trump - who should probably have more pressing concerns over his weekends than bursting a blood vessel in his forehead while watching TV - questioned why Shows like SNL "get away with these total Republican hit jobs without retribution? ".

World News Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration For U.N. Ambassador
Author: 0 Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration For U.N. Ambassador

The president said Nauert is "somebody that we know very well" and "has done a great job" as the State Department's press secretary. Her nomination was proceeding without a completed background check, according to two administration officials, and the State Department had not submitted the necessary paperwork to the Senate, raising questions about the delay among Republican Senate staff aides.

World News Aurora Shooting Victim Killled On First Day Of Internship
Author: 0 Aurora Shooting Victim Killled On First Day Of Internship

Please check your email for a welcome confirmation. The other two victims , Russell Beyer , a mold operator, and Vicente Juarez , a stock room attendant and forklift operator, were in the general area, Ziman said. "That's the kind of person he was", Ang said. "It's nearly like a divorce from a family", she said. She wants to see a similar measure introduced again.

World News Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay
Author: 0 Nigeria election: Disappointment and anger over poll delay

He blamed "very trying circumstances" including bad weather affecting flights and the fires at three commission offices in an apparent "attempt to sabotage our preparations". "We and all our citizens believed them". His statement appealed for calm and asserted that his administration does not interfere in the commission's work.

World News 'Yellow vest' protests condemned for Anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks
Author: 0 'Yellow vest' protests condemned for Anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks

The stoning incident in Lyon was also captured on video, with footage filmed from inside the police auto showing dozens of protesters throwing stones at the vehicle. "I felt absolute hatred and, unfortunately, this is not the first time", Finkielkraut told Journal du Dimanche . Some 550 shops have been damaged by protesters in the capital since mid November.

World News Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border
Author: 0 Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border

An enthusiastic throng of Venezuelan migrants, some chanting "Rubio!" Millions of people have already fled the border to seek a better life as a food and medicine shortage cause a major crisis. Guaido has said he will announce details on Monday of how he plans to get the aid into the country from Colombia, Brazil and Curacao, despite Maduro's opposition.

World News Shooting scare at San Francisco 'Hamilton' sends theater into panic
Author: 0 Shooting scare at San Francisco 'Hamilton' sends theater into panic

At least one patron shouted "gun". According to Khalil and the San Francisco Police Department, the actual emergency at hand was a heart attack. Authorities initially reported that three audience members were injured during the stampede - two with "moderate" injuries and one with a broken leg.

World News Mueller recommends ex-Trump campaign official be sentenced to 19-24 years
Author: 0 Mueller recommends ex-Trump campaign official be sentenced to 19-24 years

Manafort also faces having to pay more than $24 million in restitution as part of his conviction on bank and tax-fraud charges related to his lobbying work for pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians. Prosecutors from Mueller's team have said Manafort's interactions in 2016 with Konstantin Kilimnik, an alleged Russian intelligence operative, are a central focus of their inquiries.

World News India's first high speed train breaks down on first trip
Author: 0 India's first high speed train breaks down on first trip

The tickets for the next two weeks have been sold out, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said . The ticket fares for Varanasi to New Delhi costs Rs 1,700 in AC chair auto and Rs 3,250 in executive chair vehicle, from Varanasi to Allahabad costs Rs 510 in AC chair vehicle and Rs 975 in executive chair vehicle while from fares of one-way trip from Varanasi to Kanpur costs Rs 860 in AC chair auto and Rs 1,550 in executive chair auto.

Author: 0 Anthony Weiner released from federal prison early under re-entry program

Anthony Weiner , the disgraced former congressman who helped play a role in Hillary Clinton's defeat in the 2016 USA presidential election, has been released from federal prison after serving about 14 months for exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 15-year-old girl.

World News Three-pronged attack on Pakistan: India, Iran and Afghanistan pile on pressure
Author: 0 Three-pronged attack on Pakistan: India, Iran and Afghanistan pile on pressure

Police said they were investigating the matter. Indian police chase protestors during curfew in Jammu, India on 16/2/19. While offering assistance to Kashmiri people who felt threatened, India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) also said that "fake news about harassment of students from Kashmir is being propagated by various miscreants on social media".

World News Teen From UK Who Joined ISIS Has Given Birth in Syria
Author: 0 Teen From UK Who Joined ISIS Has Given Birth in Syria

I married my husband. Muhammad Rahman, 36, whose brother is married to Ms Begum's elder sister Renu, told The Sunday Telegraph : 'Her parents would want custody of the baby. She told Sky News: "I was just a housewife for the entire four years". I never did anything. Meanwhile, debate continues over whether Ms Begum should be stopped from returning to the UK.

World News Floors collapse at research university in St Petersburg
Author: 0 Floors collapse at research university in St Petersburg

A university building partially collapsed Saturday afternoon in the Russian city of St Petersburg, local media reported. The university building is located in the centre of Russia's second-biggest city. A criminal investigation into the collapse has been launched, according to Russia's Investigative Committee. St. Petersburg's acting governor, Alexander Beglov, told journalists at the scene that 81 people were moved out when the building was evacuated.

World News Ex-FBI deputy director: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump
Author: 0 Ex-FBI deputy director: 'Crime may have been committed' by Trump

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , who was sacked in March 2018 on the eve of his retirement, made the remarks about Rosenstein repeatedly mentioning the idea of taping the president in an interview with CBS' " 60 Minutes " about his memoir, "The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump ".

World News Theresa May suffers another humiliating Brexit defeat
Author: 0 Theresa May suffers another humiliating Brexit defeat

Ahead of the vote, ministers warned Conservative rebels that they were undermining Mrs May with time running out for a breakthrough in the negotiations. "She can not keep on just running down the clock and hoping that something will turn up that will save her day or save her face". When Ian Blackford raised this in response to her statement, Theresa May told a straight lie, claiming that the Government did in fact publish an analysis.

World News Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories | AP business
Author: 0 Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories | AP business

Police, postal and hospital services will also be affected. All flights landing in and departing from Belgium are canceled until 10pm Wednesday thanks to a national strike involving all three of the country's major trade unions. Belgium's main air hub, Brussels Airport, handles around 650 daily arrivals and departures. German airline TUI fly Deutschland, meanwhile, will operate its scheduled Belgian flights out of nearby French and Dutch airports.

World News It snowed in... Maui, Hawaii?
Author: 0 It snowed in... Maui, Hawaii?

There were also reports of 60-foot-tall waves slamming the coastline, CBS News reported. Endo said he wanted his kids to 'see something that's very unusual in Hawaii '. 'We tend to get a gust maybe to 150mph once a winter or so, but never 191mph'. The road is shut down whenever visibility drops below 50 feet, or winds gust to 65 miles per hour or greater.

World News William Barr Confirmed by Senate to Become Next Attorney General
Author: 0 William Barr Confirmed by Senate to Become Next Attorney General

Barr served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, and later worked as general counsel for GTE Corp., which later become Verizon after its merger with Bell Atlantic. Trump has repeatedly suggested that the agents and officials, many of whom have since left, were conspiring against him. "I think he will serve with great distinction", Trump said.

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